Associate Gift Officer

Cook Children's Health Care System
January 10, 2019
Fort Worth, Texas
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The Associate Gift Officer qualifies potential donors and develop relationships between Cook Children's and prospects for philanthropic gifts of $5,000 or more; cultivate and solicit existing donors, prospective donors, grateful patient families and organizations for mid-level gifts to fund identified projects and/or health care system priorities.



  • Work requires 2-5 years of experience in fund raising, marketing or related field in order to acquire skills necessary to administer, coordinate and/or participate in mid-levels gifts fund raising activities and proposal development.  Or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience.
  • The position requires strong writing and editing skills, with the ability to articulate accurately and persuasively the themes and issues associated with a pediatric medical center and health care system.
  • The individual must be able to collaborate effectively with colleagues inside and outside the Foundation.  Familiarity with the local community is strongly preferred.
  • A high level of analytical ability and a multi-tasked manner of thinking are required.
  • The successful candidate must be self-motivated and directed, possessing excellent administrative skills, high motivation, and a proven ability to produce results in a highly deadline-oriented environment.
  • Other required attributes include independence, reliability, accuracy, and expedience in addressing duties, as well as the ability to handle pressure, to meet deadlines and to do so with a minimum of supervision or instruction.
  • A strong team orientation toward both internal and external constituencies is required.  The successful candidate must be independent, accurate, reliable, and a fast worker.
  • Ability to learn new software is necessary.
  • Work requires communications, analytical and organizational skills generally acquired through completion of a bachelor's degree program.

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